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itch

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of itch

  1. 1 sexual appetite <he has had an itch for that woman since the day she started working in the office> Synonyms concupiscence, eroticism, horniness, hots, desire, lech, letch, libidinousness, lust, lustfulness, lustihood, passion, salaciousnessRelated Words libido; ardor, heat, rut; erotomania, hypersexuality, lecherousness, lechery, nymphomania, satyriasis; veneryNear Antonyms abstinence, celibacy, chastity; frigidity, frigidness

  2. 2 a strong wish for something <has an itch to travel to far-off and exciting places> Synonyms appetency, appetite, craving, drive, hankering, hunger, desire, jones [slang], letch, longing, lust, passion, pining, thirst, thirstiness, urge, yearning, yenRelated Words compulsion, impulse, impulsion, will, zeal; liking, love, taste, weakness; eagerness, impatience; want, wish; necessity, need, requirement; obsession; acquisitiveness, avarice, avariciousness, avidity, covetousness, cupidity, greed, greediness, rapaciousness, rapacity; cacoëthes, maniaNear Antonyms abhorrence, abomination, allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disgust, disinclination, dislike, disliking, distaste, hatred, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; apathy, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern

  3. 3 intense sexual desire <sailors on shore leave looking to satisfy the itch with the first available woman> Synonyms ardor, concupiscence, eros, eroticism, horniness, lust, lustfulness, passionRelated Words erotomania, nymphomania, satyriasis; lasciviousness, lewdness, libidinousness, licentiousness, lickerishness, randiness, salaciousness, wantonnessNear Antonyms frigidity




itch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of itch

  1. to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts <don't let her snide put-downs itch you—just ignore her> Synonyms aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, burn (up), chafe, eat, exasperate, frost, gall, get, grate, gripe, hack (off), irk, irritate, nark [British], nettle, peeve, persecute, pique, put out, rasp, rile, ruffle, spite, vexRelated Words hassle, heckle; nag; inflame (also enflame), provoke, rouse; badger, bait, bullyrag (also ballyrag), devil, hagride, harass, harry, pester, plague, tease; anger, antagonize, enrage, incense, infuriate, madden, rankle, roil; agitate, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, distress, exercise, freak (out), fret, perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, worry; affront, insult, miff, offend, outrageNear Antonyms appease, conciliate, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, propitiate; delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; assure, cheer, comfort, console, content, quiet, reassure, solace, soothe




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